The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.93% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £120 £170 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
Lotus
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 323 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.35% 37.47% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 231 171
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.89 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) IBM Domino
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) Billing
4 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
4 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Apple
4 5 (55.56%) Acrobat
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (66.67%) IBM Domino
3 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) GroupWise
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Deskside Support
2 4 (44.44%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 5 (55.56%) Dell
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) LANDesk